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1 January 2012 A Serologic Survey for Coxiella burnetii in Semi-wild Ungulates in the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Q fever, a highly infectious zoonotic disease caused by Coxiella burnetii, has not been officially reported in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This first serosurvey of a large group of semi-free-ranging animals in the UAE indicates that a wide range of ungulates have been exposed C. burnettii in the region.
Anne-Lise Chaber, Christopher Lloyd, Declan O’Donovan, Sean McKeown, Ulrich Wernery and Tom Bailey "A Serologic Survey for Coxiella burnetii in Semi-wild Ungulates in the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48(1), (1 January 2012). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-48.1.220
Received: 15 November 2010; Accepted: 1 August 2011; Published: 1 January 2012
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